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Meaning & History

Means "born of the sea" in Gaelic. In Irish legend this was the name of a woman (originally named Líban) who was transformed into a mermaid. After 300 years she was brought to shore, baptized, and transformed back into a woman.
VariantMuirín Irish

Categories

legend, ocean, underwater, water
Entry updated July 28, 2009   Contribute